rate, which was 8.1% in august, should uptick to 8.2%. this is a very sensitive report, not just for the markets but for the general election, as there will be one more employment report after today ahead of the tuesday, november 6th, election. so, i think the most import number is probably the unemployment rate. that tends to get splashed across newspapers on saturday morning. should come in right around 8.2%. but, likewise within the non-farm payroll number, there's going to be a big difference this month between plus 100,000 and plus 90,000. the incumbent president, of course, would like to see a 6-digit figure rather than a 5-digit figure, so it is a very important number for politics moving forward. > > john, what a week for oil. oil had a big spurt yesterday. > > i think there was probably a little more short coming in oil today. the middle east continues to see kind of simmering tensions. not just the benghazi and cairo embassy matters regarding the united states, but also in those skirmishes between turkey and syria regarding the government in syria and the civil war that's taking place there.